I noticed a really cool ginger bread garland on somebodies Pinterest board a few days ago and made a pact that i would make one with Olivia.
But whilst buying some cards from our local market i noticed some Christmas tree cutouts reduced to fifty pence for a packet of 10. This would be our crafting activity for this week. If you cannot find a stencil cut out then a Christmas tree is pretty easy to whip up with a pair of scissors and folded paper.
If the work had not already of been done for me i would of asked Olivia to paint them green! of course….
I lined the playroom floor with newspaper and applied some glue to one side of our pre made Christmas trees. Olivia was given a free reign on the glitter (small pots) and actually created a beautiful garland!
After retrieving the glue from the sole of her foot and having a little but firm chat about the glitter not being edible i popped a hole at the top of each tree ready for the string to be threaded. The string had been painted green and rolled in glitter by Olivia and by the time we found it under the TV unit it had dried!
Arts and crafts with a toddler……….